Maharashtra, Latur: Families COVID-19 Patients Protest Over Oxygen Shortage At Private Hospital
A private hospital in Latur city intimated the family of COVID-19 patients about the shortage of oxygen, following which relatives attempted to agitate at Shivaji Chowk area around 8 am, the official said.
The police managed to counsel the angry family members and cleared the road in 15 to 20 minutes, he said.
The director of the hospital has alleged that the facility has not been given enough medical oxygen to treat critical patients.
"The hospital has the capacity to treat 50 critical patients. My demand is 200 cylinders, but I was given 10 from one agency, despite paying an advance for the same," he said.
The district collector had been appraised about the situation, but he did not it seriously, the doctor claimed.